Central Ohio Punk Rock and self-proclaimed “Swemo” Yard Sign has released his album, an EP entitled The Midwest Midlife Meltdowns. The 6 track album is out now via Punkerton Records and features the single “HLP U OUT” which combines the upbeat tempo of Punk Rock with Folk sensibilities and even adds a kazoo for good measure! The album was self-produced and almost entirely conceived, written, and recorded over the course of a long weekend in late 2022.
Scott Marks, the brain behind Yard Signs, had the following to say about the new release:
“The single is something I had been working on for a while, but I didn’t finish until I literally started recording the drum tracks. Outside of half of a song and a little piano jingle, the entire EP was basically written and recorded in one manic blast of inspiration. I’ve been playing live a lot lately and, as everyone who has come to a show knows, the kazoo is a huge part of the Yard Sign experience. This was the first record where I really made sure to incorporate the kazoo as a lead instrument, which I don’t know I’ve heard too much on record before. This EP is pure Yard Sign, for better or worse!”
Stream The Midwest Midlife Meltdowns in full below and keep checking back for more from Yard Sign!
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